Month: May 2021

Happiness of the poor children. Taken in Chupah district, Gialai province Vietnam.

The “us” love

Kids need to see how we settle disagreements (Colossians 3:13) and build Christ-centered communities.

Out ‘n In

In California there is a super delicious fast food restaurant chain called In ‘n Out. I love their food, and they have a secret menu! Well, we’re not talking about In ‘n Out, though my brain is telling me that I really need one of their burgers. Sorry, squirrel! Today we are considering God’s consistent …

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broken folding ruler

A Lesson from a Broken Ruler

This picture is of Dad’s folding ruler. It’s designed so each section snaps into place as sections are folded or unfolded. As a kid, I was always fascinated by this device. And as I matured, I used this tool when helping Dad. One warning Dad always assailed me with was, “Don’t flex it or it …

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folding ruler

An Improver

This rickety old tool has value only to me. But, when I want to see Dad’s hands, I reach for this folding ruler.

Military draft in New York in 1917

Soul Obligation

My Military Draft Registration I’m old enough that I was eligible when America still has the military draft. Whether I wanted to or not, I had an obligation to my country to register for the draft – the pool of men from which the draft board selected candidates for military service. Our draft board had …

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a small plant growing in the desert


Nevertheless – He not only won but the city’s name was changed to the “city of David.”

neon sign "Eternity Now"

Eternity Comes Before Now

It’s easy to forget that our words and actions often make no sense to the unsaved.

Bible study - open Bible and notebook

Bible Study, May 18, 2021

This is just an fyi. The class starts at 10:30 AM Eastern time. Here’s the link: I will live stream our Bible study on Facebook. I’m using “Finding Christ in the Pentateuch” for my teaching guide. You can follow the lesson without the book. So, please feel free to join us.

British Royal Guard

You’ve Gotta Serve Somebody

Gotta Serve Somebody VerseYou may be a preacher with your spiritual prideYou may be a city councilman taking bribes on the sideYou may be workin’ in a barbershop, you may know how to cut hairYou may be somebody’s mistress, maybe somebody’s heir ChorusStill, you’re gonna have to serve somebody, yesYou’re gonna have to serve somebodyWell, …

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people eating in a restaurant

Pray for Their Eternity

“But in your hearts honor Christ the Lord as holy, always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you; yet do it with gentleness and respect,“ 1 Peter 3:15 Christians confuse the unsaved I heard a commentary recently that reminded me how …

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